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Walmart Adding Thousands More Robot Workers

Shoppers might soon encounter robots gliding up and down the aisles of their local Walmart (NYSE: WMT) store. Walmart has announced that it will be expanding the use of robots in stores as part of its effort to control labor…

Google’s AI Ethics Panel Cancelled

Google has cancelled its AI ethics panel one week after it was announced. The move comes after a week of controversy regarding the company’s selection of members. The participants of its Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC) were announced on…

Myspace Admits To Massive Loss

Social networking site Myspace has admitted to a massive loss. The company has reportedly lost more than a decade’s worth of music uploaded to the site due to an error that occurred during its latest server migration. According to estimates,…

California Congressman Launches $250M Lawsuit Against Twitter

Representative Devin Nunes, Republican of California, has launched a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter and three users of the social media platform for defamation. The complaint was filed in Henrico County Circuit Court in Virginia. The lawsuit alleged defamation, conspiracy and…

Volkswagen Turning Focus To Electric Cars

The Volkswagen Group’s (VLKAF) ambitious plans for the future will focus on electric cars, according to a recent announcement by the company. The group now is planning to build 70 new electric models over the next decade. The announcement was…

Google Adding Interactive Shopping Ads To Images

Alphabet’s Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is adding new shopping ad features to Images that let brands target shoppers at the point of inspiration. According to Google, half of online shoppers look for and are then inspired by images when making a…

Apple Planning To Release iPhone Credit Card

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is reportedly planning to release a new credit card that works with the iPhone as part of a partnership with Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS). According to sources familiar with the matter, the companies are planning to…

NASA Ends Quest To Revive Opportunity Rover

NASA has officially ended its quest to revive the Mars rover Opportunity after losing contact with the device last June. The rover has now ignored more than 830 rescue commands beamed from mission control. NASA declared the rover’s life officially…

Fitbit’s Newest Fitness Tracker Not Sold At Retailers

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) has a new fitness tracker that you won’t be able to buy in stores. That’s because the new Fitbit Inspire is intended for businesses and insurance companies rather than the consumer market. It is first product by…

Hundreds Of Employees Laid Off From Apple’s Project Titan

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reportedly eliminated more than 200 employees from its Project Titan autonomous vehicle initiative this week. According to published reports, those employees’ positions were eliminated as part of a restructuring of the unit. An Apple spokesperson…